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Push Against Hydrocarbon Cars Shows Contempt For Rural America And The Developing \World

September 25, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ America’s big auto companies, less than 15 years since they were bailed out of bankruptcy following the Clinton-Bush recession of 2008, are betraying the American people out of their greed for government cash and favor. Their “net zero” plans – in conjunction with the globalist dictators and the Biden Administration – include eliminating huge […]

Automobile Industry Mandated Toward A Death Spiral

September 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Zero emissions at ANY COST seems to be the direction being mandated by governments and the Environmental, Social and Governance movements around the world, to divest in fossil fuels. The few healthy and wealthy countries of the United States of America, Germany, the UK, and Australia representing 6 percent of the […]

California Politician Says State Should Imitate China, Europe, Not Texas, On Electric Vehicle Mandates

September 8, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ California’s electric vehicle mandate should align with Europe and China rather than other states such as Texas and Mississippi, a member of California’s air quality board said as it recently voted to ban the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered cars and light trucks by 2035. What California does to require […]

Green Raw Deal: NC Unleashes Eminent Domain On Homes And Businesses To Make Way For EV Factory

September 6, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Residents of a quiet, rural North Carolina community are about to be yanked into the zero-emissions automotive future. Saying they are on a “tight schedule,” North Carolina officials have announced they will use eminent domain to buy and destroy 27 homes and five businesses, and will move a Baptist church […]

CA Plan To Ban Gas Vehicles Drives Dependence On China

September 3, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued a new rule, which if approved, will send America on a fast track to dependence upon Beijing for critical materials needed to build and power all new automobiles sold in the state by 2035, whether you want and can afford them or not. […]

“Inflation Reduction” Act Will Hinder EV Growth

August 25, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ After his mandate to transition to electric vehicles (EVs), President Joe Biden then signed The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that requires EVs to contain a battery pack and other parts built in North America with minerals mined or recycled in America. With the chance of strip mining for lithium in America […]

Another Day, Another Blow To Transportation Freedom

August 15, 2022 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ I dare someone to poll the owners of America’s 290 million automobiles, vans, SUVs, light trucks, and other medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Q: How eager are you for the U.S. government to force you to stop driving your existing vehicle and either rely on public transportation, walk, or purchase […]

Electric Vehicles A Tool Of Tyranny

July 11, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ First, don’t blame the vehicle. It is a tool that might be just what Los Angeles needs to cope with inversions. Electric vehicles are also very good as airport shuttles and for other locations where short, repetitive routes are the primary use. Some may even be fun to drive (except when they catch on fire). […]

Dark Clouds On The Horizon For Electric Vehicles

June 30, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ There are a couple of dark clouds hanging over the optimistic growth of electric vehicles (EV’s) that may decimate the supply chain of lithium to make the EV batteries, and how to safely transport EV’s across wide oceans. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is expected to classify lithium carbonate, chloride, and […]

Is It Ethical To Purchase A Lithium Battery Powered EV?

June 8, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With numerous State Governor’s having issued executive orders to phase out the purchasing of gasoline driven cars within the next decade or so, and the automobile manufacturers efforts to phase into only manufacturing EV’s here’s some food for thought about the lack of transparency about “Clean Energy Exploitations”. The top image […]

The Electric Vehicle Bad Dream

June 2, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ While some are certain of the inevitability of the impending demise of the internal combustion engine (ICE), others are far less certain. Cristian Agapie points to market pressures due to increased demand for electric vehicles have raised prices and operating costs as well. Another writer calls out electric vehicles, even Teslas, as […]

Will California Buyers Be Mandated To Purchase The Forthcoming Oversupply Of EV’s?

April 21, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Until the current elite owners can demonstrate to the middle-income and those on fixed incomes that their EV’s are the family workhorse vehicle, the average citizen may not be receptive to be mandated by Newsom into an EV. A year and a half after California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive […]

States Should Decouple From California’s Oppressive Emissions Policies

April 9, 2022 by

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By Mike Stenhouse ~ In a “let them eat cake”-style speech given last month, President Joe Biden suggested that if motorists switched to electric vehicles, they could spare themselves from high gasoline prices. And while this claim itself may be dubious and indicative of how out of touch he is with real-world family budgets, at […]

EV Mandates Disqualify Other Contenders

April 6, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The new Washington. First in insurrection. First in woke greenness. Making America last. Washington State, home to the CHAZ (later the CHOP), has now adopted legislation that envisions that “all passenger and light-duty vehicles of model year 2030 or later be electric vehicles.” This mimics the deadlines set by several European countries […]

Electric Vehicle Makers’ Russia Connection

March 30, 2022 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Tim Benson: Elon Musk, who is now spending his time urging the U.S. to increase oil and gas production despite selling electric vehicles, wants you to believe that he is putting his financial interests and environmental ambitions aside in a goodhearted effort to protect America’s national security interests. However, […]

The Army’s Climate Obsession Is A Disgrace

March 22, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ The United States Army has just published its climate strategy. In the foreword, Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth, holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Williams College and a former civilian employee of the Department of Defense, proudly stated that: “The army must […]

EV Race Ignores Russian, Chinese Mineral Speed Traps

March 20, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Billboard size speed limit signs and flashing police radar scanning dashboard warnings be damned! U.S. and European electric vehicle (EV) companies are racing to cash in on markets driven by dependence upon government subsidies which, in turn, rely on scarce and costly materials needed for batteries controlled by foreign adversaries. Mining […]

Biden’s Electric Boogaloo: Pumping Air Into The Inflationary Balloon

March 18, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ God help us if it pops! Taken from a 1960s dance craze turned into a 1984 cult sequel, the term “electric boogaloo” has come to refer to what Wikipedia calls “a mocking subtitle for real or imagined sequels perceived as unnecessary, strange, or just ‘too much’.” What better way to describe the […]

Putting The Brakes On EV Folly

February 14, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ BMW CEO Oliver Zipse has a two-word message for those demanding an all-electric vehicle fleet and the outlawing of internal combustion engines. “Slow Down!” We would add three more. End. The. Mandates. Zipse, noting that IC engines power the large majority of vehicles on the road today, says that ditching them willy-nilly […]

EPA Auto ‘Fuel Efficiency’ Scam Overlooks EV Recharging Costs

January 13, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Agencies of the Biden administration are pushing green gullibility and gushers of auto maker subsidy greed, premised on mythical wind/solar capacities. The purpose of this push is to foist electric vehicles (EVs) on legitimately reluctant free-market consumers and already overburdened power grids. EPA’s latest de facto EV mandate proposes to require […]

EV’s Destined To Pay For Upgrading Electrical Grids

January 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California has always advertised itself as being the “leader”, but the UK has gone one-up on California with their creative EV charging regulations. Turns out that EV charging may be another source of revenue for the UK: UK regulations coming into force in June 2022, will restrict charging times, as new […]

Imagine Electric Vehicles In Bad Weather

January 6, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in America being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes for half […]

ZEV Subsidies Fail Equity, Economics, And Environmental Tests

December 20, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Many have been saying for years that subsidies for zero emissions (electric) vehicles pose unfair burdens on working Americans. Subsidizing (and mandating) an unwanted switch away from internal combustion vehicles (ICVs) while imposing diktats that have brought higher gasoline prices and record inflation also seems out of kilter with the widely championed […]

Biden Escalates His War On Oil And Gas

November 14, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Headline: “Senate Democrats on Monday begged President Joe Biden to lower seven-year high gas prices by releasing emergency oil reserves.” – Breitbart News. And here’s another one. Headline: “White House Begs OPEC To Increase Oil Production Again Amid ‘Supply Issues’, Soaring Energy Prices.” – Epoch Times. One more for the road. Headline: […]